Jeff Sessions had one hell of a bad week

which’s how the idea went for Attorney General Jeff Sessions This kind of week.

Things started off off poorly when a series of pieces detailed his ongoing issues with President Donald Trump. This kind of, through sy88pgw’s Sara Murray along with Stephen Collinson, paints an ugly picture for Sessions:

“Sessions along with the President have had a series of heated exchanges in recent weeks, prompted by the attorney general’s decision to recuse himself through the probe into Russia interference inside the election along with alleged collusion by Trump aides, a source close to Sessions told sy88pgw on Tuesday.”

“At one point, Sessions made clear he would certainly be willing to resign if Trump no longer wanted him.”

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Trump doesn’t like to ever apologize, retreat or concede. On anything. Sessions did just which, in Trump’s eyes, when he recused himself through the federal Russia probe after the idea was revealed he had not disclosed two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 campaign. Trump didn’t like the decision at the time along with has come to view the idea as the root of everything which led to the appointment of Bob Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation.

Following which spate of stories, you might think Trump or his surrogates would certainly throw Sessions a life raft inside the form of a vote of confidence. Instead, they let him twist inside the wind — repeatedly refusing to say whether the President still had confidence in his attorney general.

Sessions’ week went through truly bad to holy-cow-what-else-can-happen-to-me on Thursday when fired FBI Director James Comey testified about his interactions with Trump over the Russia investigation. While Sessions wasn’t the focus of the questions (or the answers), he came under some heavy criticism through his former underling.

In explaining why he decided not to share his concerns about Trump with Sessions, Comey said: “Our judgment, as I recall, was which he was very close to along with inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons. We also were aware of facts which I can’t discuss in an open setting which would certainly make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic.”

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Jeff Sessions had one hell of a bad week

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